JUNE 2004 CORPORATE PROFILE
Line Equipment was founded in 1985 by Michael
Houseknecht in Muncy, PA. Starting in a
rented service station with lawn and garden
equipment, Best Line has grown to 13 locations
and boasts over 18,000 pieces of rental
equipment. MikeH, President and Owner, now
resides in the State College area with his
wife Torie and 2 of their 8 children.
Line now has 3 powersports dealerships,
with locations in Muncy, Towanda, and Centre
Hall. The Polaris brand is a feature at
all 3 locations. The power sports business
is overseen by Chief Operating Officer,
Mike G and Mike H were friends when the
company began in 1985. Mike G provided part
time help from 1986 to 1997 as the company
developed from its infancy. Once Mike H
had enough full time employees in 1997,
he no longer needed Mike G’s help.
September of 2000, Mike G returned to Best
Line and left PPL Company. He returned to
the company as COO to help advance the business.
Mike provides oversight of the Sales, Marketing,
and all operational aspects of the business.
He is an avid snowmobile rider, ATV enthusiast,
and has always been passionate about Polaris
products. Mike G resides in Muncy with his
wife of nearly 25 years Lynn and their two
Line has 6 Polaris Master Service Designation
repair technicians, 3 Polaris full-time
parts personnel, and 5 full-time Polaris
salespeople. Best Line enjoys and appreciates
the relationship with SSRTA and thanks everyone
for the machine, parts, and accessory business.
We hope to continue getting the Polaris
brand further involved with SSRTA and promoting
the expansion of safe riding in PA!